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DISCOVER YOUR NEXT ACTIVITY We have hundreds of quality lessons and programs waiting for you. Find one or more that you’ll enjoy at westsiderec.com/register. And be sure to check for our latest program listings – we’ll update them every season.

Where will Westside take you? STO P BY TO E XP LO R E T HE P O S S IB IL IT IE S TO DAY.

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Where will Westside take you today? The Rockies? Appalachian Trail? How about the ocean for a dip? Or maybe somewhere a little closer to home – like a healthier body and relaxed mind. Whether you’re looking for leisure, adventure, family fun, getting into shape or just a good excuse to get out of the house – it’s all here at Westside. So get away, today, or for that matter, every day …


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GET STARTED Hours of Operation 2 Admission 2 Annual Membership 2 Youth Access 3 Childcare 3 RECREATION FOR ALL AGES Aquatics 5

FAMILY RECREATION Climbing 6 Gym Sports 7 Skating 8 Skatepark 8 ADULT Adult Programs Personal Fitness Training How Fit Are You?

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PRESCHOOL & CHILDREN Preschool Programs Children’s Programs Day Camps

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YOUTH Youth Wellness Centre Youth Programs Youth Volunteer Opportunities

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FACILITY HOURS HOU RS OF OPE R ATION

MONDAY–THURSDAY

5:30 AM–10:30 PM

FRIDAY (SEP–MAY)

5:30 AM–10:30 PM

FRIDAY (JUN–AUG)

5:30 AM–9:00 PM

SATURDAY–SUNDAY

7:00 AM–9:00 PM

STATUTORY HOLIDAYS

8:00 AM–9:00 PM

Facility areas have varying schedules; the Aquatic Park closes 30 minutes prior to facility closure. Please call 403-531-5875 or visit westsiderec.com for more information. Westside closes early on December 24 and 31 and is closed on December 25.

FEES ADMISSION

DAILY

MONTHLY CONTINUOUS PASS*

ADULT 18Y+

$16

$75/MONTH

SENIOR 65Y+

$10

$46.50/MONTH

YOUTH 10Y-17Y

$10

$46.50/MONTH

2 ADULTS & DEPENDANTS UNDER 18Y

$33

ADULT & CHILD 2Y-9Y

$17

ADD-ON CHILD 2Y-9Y

$5

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Prepaid admission also available. Please inquire at Customer Service. Children under 13Y must be accompanied by an adult or have completed the Unparented Access Orientation to be admitted. * A credit card and $50 start-up fee sets you up; there is no fee to cancel.

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP

BASIC

PLUS

ADULT 18Y+

$771.75

$1,191.75

ADD-ON CHILD DEPENDANT 0Y-17Y

$78.75

ADD-ON STUDENT DEPENDANT 18Y-24Y

$262.50

SENIOR 65Y+

$540.75

YOUTH 10Y-17Y

$404.25

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Includes priority registration, 20% discount on programs and services, add-on memberships for children and more. Plus Memberships also include private adult-only change area, towel service, personal tote when available, InBody 520 body composition analysis and more. Please call 403-531-5875 or visit westsiderec.com for additional membership information.

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YOUTH ACCESS Westside offers a fun, safety-first environment for youth. Our Youth Wellness Centre welcomes young people with their own dedicated and fully equipped fitness space. To empower youth, we offer unparented access for young people 10Y–17Y upon completion of our free youth orientation. (Regular admission fees apply.) Learn more about our Youth Wellness Centre and Unparented Orientation on page 19 or call 403.531.5875 Ext 256.

CHILDCARE No need to worry about the kids while you work out. Pre-booking is recommended for infants. Pre-booking is required for all childcare after 5:30 PM. HOURS MON/WED/THU

8:15 AM–7:30 PM

TUE

8:15 AM–5:30 PM

FRI

8:15 AM–3:30 PM

SAT/SUN

8:30 AM–1:00 PM

STAT HOLIDAYS

CLOSED

FEES

MEMBER

NON-MEMBER

INFANT 0–18M

$6.20/HR

$7.80/HR

CHILD 19M–12Y

$5.80/HR

$7.40/HR

INFANT 25 HR PASS

$155

$195

CHILD 25 HR PASS

$145

$185

Email childcare@westsiderec.com or call 403.531.5875 Ext 250 to reserve your spot.

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AQUATICS

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE.

Swim laps. Catch a wave. Or just soak it all in. We have an awesome aquatic park, complete with all the modern thrills and amenities. Plus, we offer lessons, aquatic leadership training and fitness programs for all ages and abilities. THE FACILIT Y • LEISURE WAVE POOL WITH WATERSLIDE & LAZY RIVER • FOUR-LANE, 25-METRE POOL • TOT POOL FOR KIDS

Ready for some family fun? The only hard part is choosing where to begin. Hmm ... the wave pool? How about the climbing wall? Or the skating rink, basketball court, skatepark, or gymnasium? It’s all here. All waiting for you and your family to discover and enjoy.

• HOT TUB & STEAM ROOM

PROG R AMS & LESSONS •R  ED CROSS SWIM KIDS • LIFESAVING SOCIETY SWIM FOR LIFE • PRESCHOOL SWIM PROGRAMS FOR 3Y–5Y • CHILDREN’S SWIM PROGRAMS FOR 6Y–14Y • AQUATIC LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATIONS • ADULT AND YOUTH SWIM LESSONS • WATER FITNESS CLASSES • PRIVATE AND SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS FOR AGES 5Y & UP See our full aquatic program descriptions and register at westsiderec.com/register.

GEAR UP! Children under 3Y are required to wear a waterproof pool pant over a swim diaper (available for purchase at Customer Service). SWIM SAFE Swimmers 0Y-9Y must be accompanied and directly supervised by an adult within arm’s reach in the water; swimmers 10Y-12Y must be supervised by an adult or have earned the Unparented Orientation.

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3 RECREATION CLIMBING

CLIMBING Westside’s climbing area features an eight-metre indoor rock wall. With an emphasis on safety, it’s the perfect place for kids or beginners to learn how to climb and belay, and have some fun with friends. We also offer a variety of lessons and programs for all ages and skill levels. THE DE TAIL S

PROGR AMS & LE S SONS

• CERTIFIED STAFF AND INSTRUCTORS

•A  VARIETY OF KIDS’ CLIMBING PROGRAMS FOR 5Y–12Y

• DROP IN TO CLIMB DURING OPEN HOURS

• FAMILY CLIMBING PROGRAMS

• CLIMBING EQUIPMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR USE FREE

• INTRODUCTORY BELAY LESSONS FOR 13Y & UP

OF CHARGE

•P  RIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS FOR CHILDREN OR ADULTS

See our full climbing program descriptions and register at westsiderec.com/register. NOTE: Parents must sign a waiver in person for climbers under 18Y.

THINK YOU’VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO BE AN EXTRAORDINARY CLIMBER? Calling all young climbers! Join our “League of Extraordinary Climbers” to improve your climbing skills, master new techniques and win fun prizes! Visit the climbing wall to learn more.

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3 Westside’s two double gymnasiums and youth gymnasium are perfect for starting or joining in on pick-up games. Open to all ages and skill levels, you’ll have lots of space to have a great time with friends or meet new ones.

THE DETAIL S • DROP-IN BASKETBALL, BADMINTON, PICKLEBALL FOR ALL AGES • YOUTH DROP-IN VOLLEYBALL, FLOOR BALL AND SOCCER • PARENT AND TOT DROP-IN PLAYTIME • BALLS, BADMINTON RACQUETS AND BIRDIES AVAILABLE TO USE FREE OF CHARGE See our scheduled gym activities at westsiderec.com. Courts are first-come, first-served with 20 minute rotations in effect during peak times and seasons. Gym monitors will assist with rotations when they are on duty.

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RECREATION GYMNASIUM

GYM SPORTS


SKATING

SKATEPARK

Lace up for a leisurely spin. Sign up for skating lessons. Gear up for shinny. We have two beautiful ice arenas – one designed for leisurely fun and an NHL-sized hockey arena – to accommodate every age and skill level, from first-timers to old-timers.

Westside’s outdoor skatepark features modular elements for skaters from beginner to advanced levels. Operating from May to October, the skatepark is family-friendly and fully supervised during operating hours. THE DETAIL S

THE FACILIT Y • LEISURE ICE ARENA WITH FIREPITS FOR ICE SKATING (SEPT–MAR) AND INLINE SKATING (MAY–AUG)

• SKATEPARK WITH HALF-PIPE, RAMPS AND RAILS • OUTDOOR HARD COURT FOR BASKETBALL

• POND AREA FOR YOUNGER OR BEGINNER SKATERS

PROG R AMS & LESSONS

• NHL-SIZED HOCKEY ARENA FOR CONDITIONING

• SKATEBOARDING LESSONS FOR CHILDREN

SKATING AND SHINNY PROG R AMS & LESSONS • LEARN-TO-SKATE PROGRAMS FOR 3Y–6Y

• SKATEBOARDING CAMPS • SPECIAL EVENTS See our scheduled skatepark activities at westsiderec.com.

• SKATING LESSONS FOR 6Y–12Y • SKATING ASSESSMENTS • HOCKEY PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN • ADULT LEARN-TO-SKATE PROGRAMS • DROP-IN SHINNY • PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS FOR CHILDREN OR ADULTS See our full skating program descriptions and register at westsiderec.com/register.

GEAR UP! Skating Bring your own skates and helmet. Certified winter sport helmet is mandatory for all participants. Shinny participants must wear full equipment.

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GEAR UP! Skateboarding Certified sport helmet and appropriate outdoor footwear are mandatory for all participants.


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Ready to feel amazing? You’ve come to the right place! We have a variety of the latest fitness programs and classes taught by the best in the business. And don’t be shy. No matter your fitness level or goals, we have a program to suit you.

It doesn’t need to be complicated, simply get active! We offer a huge variety of yoga, pilates and unique Intense, Smart and Wise fitness programming designed to accommodate every ability level and aspiration. THE DETAIL S Based on physical ability and needs rather than age, Westside’s exercise category system helps you choose classes that are best suited to you. Intense Fitness A high-tempo, vigorous workout, our Intense Fitness programs will push your strength, cardio and determination to the limit. Smart Fitness Perfect for those starting out or returning to fitness, Smart Fitness programs offer a mid-level workout that is lower intensity, but will make you sweat. Wise Fitness Suited for those who need a bit more modification or are recovering from injury, Wise Fitness programs offer exercises to help you maintain a functionally strong, healthy mind and body. DROP - IN G ROU P EXE RCISE CL ASSES Every single day, we offer a variety of adult drop-in group exercise classes, including cardio, strength, cycling and the newest trends in fitness. All classes are instructed by certified fitness professionals and are included with the price of admission. Learn more about drop-in group exercise options at westsiderec.com REGISTE RE D PROG R AMS Looking for a smaller group setting, individual attention and maximum motivation? Westside’s top-quality, progressive registered programs are the perfect choice. • YOGA

• STRENGTH

• PILATES

• REHABILITATIVE

• CARDIO

• PRE & POSTNATAL

See our full fitness program descriptions and register at westsiderec.com/register.

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ADULT PROGRAMS

FIND YOUR HAPPY (SWEATY) PLACE.

ADULT PROGRAMS


PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINING Whether you’re a complete newbie, high-performance athlete, recovering from injury, or simply looking to get into shape, our personal trainers can help. They’ll help you set goals, learn proper technique, personalize your training, and get your mindset right. Most importantly, they’ll help you achieve your goals. The more audacious, the better. • FOR ALL AGES AND FITNESS LEVELS • HIGHLY-CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINERS • FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING AND PROGRAMS

• WE’LL LISTEN TO YOUR GOALS AND PREFERENCES AND MATCH YOU WITH A TRAINER WE THINK IS PERFECT FOR YOU • AWESOME MEMBER RATES AND AFFORDABLE NONMEMBER RATES

Individual Training It’s time to get serious about your fitness with one-on-one personal training. Focus on sports performance, improved strength, cardio, flexibility, rehabilitation, nutrition or all the above. Group Training Round up your friends or co-workers. You’ll enjoy all the benefits and motivation of individual training while sharing the costs among the group. Team Training Teamwork makes the dream work, right? Team training is perfect for athletes looking to make big strides during the off-season or stay in peak condition throughout the season. Workouts will focus on speed, conditioning, power, agility and core training. Pilates Training Perfect for high-performance athletes, rehabilitation or anyone looking to improve core strength, flexibility and mind-body connection. Our certified pilates instructors will design a program just for you. Rehabilitation If you’re recovering or rehabbing from an injury, we’re here to help. Work together with our certified sports therapists to develop a program to help you heal faster, safer and smarter.

For more information, please call 403.531.5875 Ext. 237.

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4 Not sure where to begin? No problem. If you’re new to fitness, recovering from injury or just want to push it to the next level, an evaluation can help you understand your current fitness profile, set personal goals and tailor a plan to kickstart your journey towards healthier, active living. Full Body Analysis Whether you’re new or experienced with fitness. InBody 520 analyzes body composition in just a few minutes so you’ll have a comprehensive snapshot of fat, muscle, water levels and overall health.

Postural Analysis Experiencing pain or wanting to improve posture? Global Postural Re-Education identifies areas of postural weakness and provides strength and flexibility exercises to alleviate pain and improve body alignment.

Movement Analysis Functional Movement Screening identifies areas of imbalance and weakness, and prescribes tailored strength exercises to improve performance and prevent injury.

Osteopathic Methodology Experiencing an injury? An osteopath will use a combination of physical manipulation and stretching to increase joint mobility, relieve muscle tension and provide exercise advice to aid recovery and prevent recurrence.

To book any personal fitness assessment, please call 403.531.5875 Ext 237.

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HOW FIT ARE YOU?


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5 PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS Let us take care of your preschooler’s next playdate. We offer a variety of preschool programs to let your child play and interact with peers, develop social and motor skills, and most importantly, have fun. PROG R AMS FOR 1Y TO 6Y • PRESCHOOL PLAY • ARTS & CULTURE • GYM SPORTS

Kids just want to have fun. So our top priority? Making our kids’ programs and camps as fun as possible. It’s a great way for the young ones to try new sports and activities, meet new friends and maybe, just maybe, give Mom and Dad a little break too.

• COMBINATION PROGRAMS •S  PECIAL EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

Calgary’s Play Charter Play is the earliest means for learning and of lifelong importance. Along with physical health benefits, play supports children’s fundamental social and cognitive skill development. Westside has committed to Calgary’s municipal Play Charter by providing recreational facilities and meaningful programs for children of all ages. Come play with us!

Give your kids a positive, safe and fun environment to get active, build confidence, and make new friends. We have sports and fitness programs to keep them engaged and entertained for years to come. PROG R AMS FOR 6Y TO 12Y • MIND & BODY

• GYM SPORTS

• FITNESS

•S  PECIAL EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

To see our full preschool or children's program descriptions, and to register, visit westsiderec.com/register.

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PRESCHOOL & CHILDREN

MORE FUN THAN YOU CAN POSSIBLY IMAGINE!


DAY CAMPS Seriously, what better place for your child to play their favourite sports, try new activities and make new friends? We offer a variety of cost-effective camps that are an absolute blast for kids – and great for parents who need a day off or place to drop off the kids while they work. DAY CAMPS • SINGLE-DAY AND WEEKLY, FULL-DAY AND HALF-DAY CAMPS • SUMMER AND SCHOOL BREAKS

• ARTS AND CRAFTS, FUN GAMES, GYM TIME, SPORTS, SWIMMING, SKATING, SKATEBOARDING

• PRESCHOOL CAMPS FOR 3Y–6Y

• PRE- AND POST-CARE

• CHILDREN’S CAMPS FOR 6Y–12Y

• COST-EFFECTIVE

Learn more about and register for Day Camps at westsiderec.com/register.

GIVE YOURSELF A BREAK AND YOUR KIDS A GREAT NIGHT TOO! Westside’s special Friday night programs and seasonal events offer a variety of themes, games, and activities based on age. So, go out, take some time and let the whole family have a great evening! For program details or to register, visit westsiderec.com/register.

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GEAR UP! Read your registration confirmation carefully to ensure you bring all needed items. Submit all required permission/medical forms.


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YOUTH

OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO… … to get away from your parents for a few hours, right? You’ll love our unique facility, quality programs and perhaps above all, our Youth Wellness Centre. It’s your own dedicated space to work out and be with friends. Totally up to you.

Ready to Join? Just stop by at any of the scheduled orientation times; no appointment is required.

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YOUTH WELLNESS CENTRE

YOUTH PROGRAMS

THE FACILIT Y

An active lifestyle can help you feel healthier and stronger and provides a great escape from homework or the house! It can also build confidence and new relationships. For these reasons, we offer a great variety of youth programs for 13Y–17Y.

The Youth Wellness Centre is a fully outfitted 19,000-square-foot area with everything youth 10Y–17Y need to exercise or try a new activity with friends. Youth also have access to the pool, gyms, running track, skatepark and more. The Centre offers daily drop-in activities, weekly youth nights and volunteer opportunities that look great on your resumé!

THE DETAIL S

U NPARE NTE D ACCESS ORIE NTATION

• CERTIFIED STAFF AND INSTRUCTORS

10Y-12Y, NO CHARGE ORIENTATION,

• DROP-IN ACTIVITIES AND REGISTERED PROGRAMS

REGULAR ADMISSION FEES APPLY

• NO-JUDGMENT ENVIRONMENT WHERE BEGINNERS ARE

MONDAY–FRIDAY: 6 PM/SATURDAY, SUNDAY & HOLIDAYS: 1 PM Gives access to the pool, gyms and leisure ice. Orientations are approximately 60 minutes and start at the Customer Service desk. Youth must bring a swimsuit and their parent is required to sign a form in person at Westside. Orientation includes a swim test, completion of personal information and review of behavioural expectations. YOUTH WE LLNESS ORIE NTATION 10Y-17Y, NO CHARGE ORIENTATION, REGULAR ADMISSION FEES APPLY

WELCOME AND LEARNING IS ENCOURAGED YOUTH DROP - IN PROG R AMS On weeknights, we offer youth drop-in group fitness classes and activities. All classes are instructed by certified fitness professionals. Gym activities are non-instructional, drop-in games. YOUTH REGISTE RE D PROG R AMS • FITNESS

• MIND & BODY

• GYM SPORTS

• LEADERSHIP

MONDAY–FRIDAY (SEP–JUN): 4:30 PM, 6 PM, 7 PM MONDAY–FRIDAY (JUL–AUG): 12:30 PM, 7 PM SATURDAY, SUNDAY & HOLIDAYS: 12 PM, 2 PM Gives access to the Youth Wellness Centre. Orientations are approximately 45 minutes and start at the Youth Wellness desk. Photo identification is required. Includes a safety summary, completion of personal information and review of behavioural expectations. NOTE: Youth 10Y–12Y must first complete the Unparented Access Orientation.

To see our full youth program descriptions, activities and to register, visit westsiderec.com/register.

YOUTH VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES We encourage youth to join Westside’s Volunteer Leadership Team as day camp assistants, party hosts, gym monitors or leisure ice monitors. It’s great experience and a super resumé-builder!

FRIDAY NIGHT IS YOUTH NIGHT

For more information or to sign up, call 403.531.5875 Ext 264.

Stop by and bring a friend for great activities and games in the YWC, pool, gyms and more. Every Friday during the school year, starting at 6:00 PM, with a new theme each week. Watch for special Youth Appreciation Nights, too! WESTSIDEREC.COM/REGISTER 19

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BIRTHDAY PARTIES & COMMUNITY GROUPS Make Westside the destination for your next birthday party or community group outing! Take a dip in the pool, climb the wall, jump in the gym, glide on the ice or combine a couple of your favourites. Bring your decorations and refreshments, and you’ve got everything you need for a great party. PARTIES INCLU DE : • A SELECTION OF ACTIVITIES • A RESERVED PARTY ROOM • A PARTY CONTACT PERSON • SO MUCH FUN! For information on parties, group events, corporate or not-for-profit events, please call 403.531.5875 Ext 249.

RENTALS We’ve got great spaces. They book up fast, so be sure to inquire at least one week in advance. ARENA

PRIMETIME HOURS: MON–FRI, 4:30 PM–11:45 PM SAT–SUN, 7:30 AM–11:45 PM

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NON-PRIMETIME HOURS: MON–FRI, 6:00 AM–4:15 PM

GYMNASIUM

FULL GYM HALF GYM

EXT. 264

CLIMBING WALL

ADDITIONAL FEES MAY APPLY FOR INSTRUCTOR

EXT. 251

For information on rentals, please call 403.531.5875 and the extension listed.


DISCOVER YOUR NEXT ACTIVITY We have hundreds of quality lessons and programs waiting for you. Find one or more that you’ll enjoy at westsiderec.com/register. And be sure to check for our latest program listings – we’ll update them every season.

Where will Westside take you? STO P BY TO E XP LO R E T HE P O S S IB IL IT IE S TO DAY.

2 0 0 0 6 9 ST S W, CALGARY

WESTSIDEREC.COM RECREATION CENTRE

GUIDE G E T A W A Y, E V E R Y D A Y.

Westside 2019 Program Guide Book  
Westside 2019 Program Guide Book